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I want to be able to read the text content of .pdf links..

I use this to get the html of the links


Chilkat.Http http = new Chilkat.Http(); // Send the HTTP GET and return the content in a string. string html; html = http.QuickGetStr("https://site.com/file.pdf");

Chilkat.Mime mime = new Chilkat.Mime();


string strPdfBody = mime.GetBodyDecoded();

With this I'm getting decoded text, but not the text that is on the .pdf.. Can tell me what I'm doing wrong?


asked Apr 27 '14 at 22:20

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AFAIK no Chilkat libraries can be used to parse out plain text from a PDF file. You will need to use a library specifically designed to get text out of a PDF file for this job. I use a library called QuickPDF personally, but there are others out there.


answered Apr 28 '14 at 21:11

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